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Saint Xavier Jazz Ensemble to Perform Nov. 12

CHICAGO (Oct. 21, 2004) – The Saint Xavier University Jazz Band will perform 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12 in McGuire Hall, in the Warde Academic Center on Saint Xavier’s Chicago Campus, 3700 W. 103rd St.

Under the direction of Dr. Erik Janners, the jazz band will present a fall concert that will feature not only swing standards, but some Latin and funk music as well. The big band era of swing is represented by the jazz standards “Ja-Da,” “One O’Clock Jump” and “Sing, Sing, Sing.”  Latin charts include Land of Make Believe, Hot, Hot, Hot, and Spain, and the funk comes from Brass Machine, Vehicle, and Attitude Dance.  

General admission is $6; senior citizens and visiting students are $. All SXU students, faculty and staff are admitted free. Proceeds will go towards music scholarships for St. Xavier music students.
For more information, contact the music department at (773) 298-3421.